On Sunday talk shows, several of the talking heads nattered on about how Mitt Romney is a little short in “likability,” and how important being liked by voters is to his prospects in November. I wonder if these scholars know that the most one-sided presidential win in American history was in 1972, when Richard Milhous “Tricky Dick” Nixon beat George McGovern 62-38. I guess Nixon, an odd and prickly fellow at the best of times, didn’t get the memo about likability.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?